An irresistibly fast-moving New York crime thriller from the author of the superbly chilling international No 1 bestsellers Along Came a Spider, Kiss the Girls, Jack and Jill and Cat and Mouse.
With his acclaimed series of worldwide bestsellers, James Patterson has established himself as a thriller writer guaranteed to deliver high-octane entertainment and heart-stopping suspense. In recent months, his work has reached an even bigger audience with the box-office success of the Paramount film of Kiss the Girls, starring Morgan Freeman as his ever-popular hero detective Alex Cross.
In The Midnight Club – a lightning-fast thriller originally published in 1989 – James Patterson introduces another memorable detective, John Stefanovitch, a tough New York cop. Stef is hot on the trail of Alexandre St-Germain, the most powerful member of the Midnight Club, a secret society of ruthless crime czars – until he’s levelled by St-Germain’s shotgun and left for dead. Now, Stef is back, wheelchair-bound, yet sworn to destroy St-Germain and the Midnight Club. But he’s up against odds that are as unknown as they are deadly…
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‘A fast-moving narrative that never lets up. The villain is one of the most awful monsters I’ve encountered in recent fiction.’
‘I really like James Patterson’s novels… now comes The Midnight Club and it just might be his best ever.’
Larry King, USA Today
Time after time, in an acclaimed series of runaway international No 1 best-sellers, James Patterson has delivered breathtaking rollercoaster thrills and incomparable page-turning readability. Now comes a mesmerising tale of non-stop action and suspense.
Nobody knows the underbelly of the city like New York cop John Stefanovitch. He's out to get Alexandre St-Germain, the most powerful member of the Midnight Club – a secret international society of ruthless crime czars, all of whom are 'respectable' businessmen. And Stef's the ideal man for the job – until he's levelled by a blast from St-Germain's shotgun and left for dead.
Now, Stef is back, wheelchair-bound, yet sworn to destroy St-Germain. With the help of a beautiful journalist and a Harlem cop, Stef is determined to crack the Midnight Club. And he's up against odds that are as unknown as they are deadly…
"Guaranteed: You'll devour this yarn-burner in one sitting."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
"A fast-moving narrative that never lets up.
The villain is one of the most awful monsters I've encountered in recent fiction."
"Sleek, fast, skilful and larger than life."
LOS ANGELES TIMES
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 6493130